Today is the anniversary of the 1937 cold snap in the West.
January 1937 was the coldest month on record for many locations in the Western US.
Salt Lake City was -20 on 1/21/1937. This is the second coldest January reading there (-22 on 1/25/1949).
Some all time record lows (some were recorded in an earlier cold snap in 1937):
St George Utah (the warmest part of the state hit -11 on 1/22/1937 (also 1/26/1937). Other than January 1937, only December 1909 has produced any sub-zero reading there.
Myton Utah: -39 on 1/23/1937
Green River Utah: -42 on 1/22/1937. This was an incredible reading. No other readings have even come close.
Elko Nevada: -43 on 1/23/1937
Carson City Nevada: -27 on 1/21/1937
Price Utah also hit -29 on 1/23/1937, the second coldest reading there and the coldest reading in January.
Winnemucca Nevada hit -36 on 1/21/1937, the second coldest reading there.
There are a lot more of them too; these are just some random ones.
Some record lows in 1937 were also recorded earlier in the month:
Fort Duchene Utah: -40 on 1/9/1937
Vernal Utah: -37 on 1/9/1937
Duchene Utah: -43 on 1/9/1937
Coldest temperature thus far in 2018: -26 on 2/21
Warmest temperature thus far in 2018: 99 on 7/8 (All time record high)
Precip thus far in 2018: 11.01 inches
Snowfall thus far in 2018: 38.7 inches
Last frost of early summer: 7/1
First frost of late summer: 8/29
Last snow of late spring: 5/1
First snow of early fall: 10/6